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in the town hall audience. randi? >> paul, thank you very much. >>> there are new voters i.d. laws in place now in several states. we'll look at their potential impact on the election process. >>> if you are leaving the house right now. you continue watching cnn from your mobile phone. take us with you. just go to cnn.com/tv. ♪ [ male announcer ] how do you turn an entrepreneur's dream... ♪ into a scooter that talks to the cloud? ♪ or turn 30-million artifacts... ♪ into a high-tech masterpiece? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. >>> there are just 24 days left until election day, but still there's some confusion over the actual process. new voter i.d. laws in several states have changed the rules, while other states have seen their laws knocked down or delayed by the courts. so we are focusing on those voter i.d. laws this morning. right now we are focusing on florida. joining me now is florida conservative talk show host bernie thompson. i wanted to ask you -- good morning to you, first of all. >> good morning. >> i want
in battleground states about who gets to vote and how. all morning with we are putting the voter i.d. laws in focus. gang member or home grown terrorist. that is the question in one case. legal editor paul callan breaks it down. >> that is a bunk of malarky. >> debate politics and the eu has a nobel peace prize. we will look at the week that was. turn an entrepreneur's drea. ♪ into a scooter that talks to the cloud? whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. thor's couture gets the most rewards of any small business credit card. your boa! [ garth ] thor's small business earns double miles on every purchase, every day! ahh, the new fabrics, put it on my spark card. [ garth ] why settle for less? the spiked heels are working. wait! [ garth ] great businesses deserve the most rewards! [ male announcer ] the spark business card from capital one. choose unlimited rewards with double miles or 2% cash back on every purchase, every day! what's in your wallet? [ cheers and applause ] see life in the best light. [music] transitions® lenses automat
.d. laws in focus. >>> and the long road home. space shuttle "endeavour" is on the move cruising the streets of l.a. towards its final resting place. we'll track it all morning. >>> it is saturday, october 13th, i morning, everyone. i'm randi kaye. >> i'm victor blackwell. good to have you with us this morning. we are starting with the shooting in denver aimed at the obama campaign headquarters. with us now is vida from kusa. can you tell us where this investigation is happening right now and do police have a suspect? >> victor, this morning i can tell you the focus is really shifting to who shot out that window. police are saying that someone fired one shot, at least one shot at that obama campaign field office in denver yesterday afternoon. now, that office is near ninth avenue and to give you an idea where that is. just on the south end of downtown denver. police are telling us that question that you ask, they have a description of a possible vehicle of interest, they are talk about a vehicle only but have not released any information to us just yet. we haven't heard back from
change the law of the land on affirmative action. wyatt andrews was in the court today. >> reporter: abigail fisher was denied admission to the university of texas, she says, because of admission policies that favored less-qualified minorities. her simple argument is to stop using skin color in college admission. >> i hope the court rules that a student's race and ethnicity should not be considered when applying to the university of texas. >> reporter: the u.t. entering class is among the most diverse anywhere, roughly 50% white and 50% minority. by law, the school has to admit the top 10% of every high school class, regardless of race. but u.t. also uses what's called "holistic review," where race is separately considered with other factors, including leadership and family income. the university says that's legal under a 2003 ruling from justice sandra day o'connor. it allowed colleges to use race to find a critical mass of underrepresented minority students. but the court's conservative justices repeatedly asked when does the use of race end? liberal justice sonia sotomayor, defen
maritime law? a wild case unfolding on san francisco bay with the french sailing team stuck in the middle. was the man who rescued their boat a hero or pirate? >> and what could have sent 25 pounds of steel and concrete flying through the air and right into the back of an suv? ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing a reason...to look twice. introducing a stunning work of technology -- the entirely new lexus es. and the first-ever es hybrid. this is the pursuit of perfection. oui!!! the bad news: the finder is demanding a rewar. mon dieu!!! cbs 5 reporter n >>> the good news for the french america's cup racing team, somebody found their yacht: the bad news, somebody is demanding a reward! why for the french it may be a case of damage. >> reporter: america's cup yachts are the race for the highseas. but somehow in the middle of the night, the french boat slipped its mooring lines and off into the bay. it was spotted by a man talked todd folky. he tied it to his boat and drug it to the arena. >> they should do a better job of tying up their boat. >> reporter: now they can't. the boat was
. >> there have been to berkeley lost to eac-law-law students--have been arrested scene at this flamingo resort wildlife habitat. laughing and throwing around the body of the dead and in the fall. surveillance video caught the man chasing the bird into some trees in the walked out to carry the body of the bird and the severed head. they are being held of suspicion of conspiracy and willful malicious killing of wild life. >> temperatures were warmer this afternoon but not a lot warmer because we did see that cloud coverage upper 60s in our inland valleys. 60s in redwood city and take a look at the north bay. that cloud coverage was so persistent. as for take a look this satellite and refer there is one storm in here is a another. just the tail end of this system. that will stayed with us for the overnight hours. and more sunshine. fewer clothes on sunday. for will take a look and how warm it is going to get, coming up. the will all now know that the giants are going to face the st. louis cardinals scored nine-seven = final score tonight against washington national's. pish the giants will be on a
protection of the law. >> reporter: the university automatically admits most of the students based upon their rank and high school class and one quarter of texas freshmen are admitted based upon a formula made up of many factors, one which of is race. bill powers said if the supreme court prevents that -- . >> we would not be given the kind of education to all of our students. we would prepare them to work and it would be a setback for our students and society. >> reporter: howard said diversity benefits all students but chief justice john roberts wanted to hon on you the -- know how the university would determine when it had, quote, a krill critical mass of diversity on campus. us judgeis kennedy could be a key swing vote appearing skeptical telling the texas delegation what you're saying is what counts is race above all. >> justice sodermayer said fisher's lawyer wants to, quote, gut the law. a decision in the fisher- university of texas case is not expected until spring. back to you. >> and thank you. >>>a panel of judges upheld south carolina's voter identification law requiring tho
protection under the law. >> we've recognized that there are some interests in diversity that are beneficial in the educational sphere. but we have said and we continue to say that is not an overriding consideration that has to be administered very narrowly because it's an odious and dangerous classification. >> ifill: but university president bill powers argued that concern is trumped by the need for a diverse student body. >> we believe the educational benefits of diversity are so important that they're worth fighting for all way to the united states supreme court. our lawyers this morning effectively made the case to the justices that diversity-- ethnic and otherwise-- benefits all of the students on our campus. >> ifill: the high court last visited the issue in 2003, deciding five to four to let the university of michigan law school could use race as one factor in its admissions process. before then, the university of texas guaranteed acceptance for the top 10% of students at every high school in the state. but after the michigan decision, texas and other schools added race as a factor f
of scapegoating officers. >>> oakland mayor said the majority of officers obey the law and protect the city but called the chief's recommendations fair and balanced. >> because the complaints are wide ranging from covering up your badge, not having your camera on, actually hurting somebody. it's a wide range. >> she said the city plans to have a ruling on all complaints by october 25th which is the deadline required by state law. >> we have new information about a police standoff in holster. around 3:40 the stand off outside the home ended peacefully. it started yesterday afternoon when a man barricaded himself inside a house. just before midnight the swat team moved in to the area, active negotiations started about an hour later. police say no shots were fired and the suspect is a person of interest in the case of a missing mother. 25-year-old heather carroll was last seen wednesday morning after dropping her child off at school. early thursday her car was found on fire. her parents say the man involved was a friend of their daughter and was in her wedding. police say she wasn't inside
a book that teaches us a law -- a lot. it forces us to look at china in a different way. >> mo yan has been criticized for being too close to the chinese communist party. more discussion is sure to follow. >> that is the purpose of the nobel prize. whether you agree with the nobel committee or not, the prize is guaranteed to raise awareness of the author. >> up to now, his books have not found a large audience in germany, but in frankfurt, that already looks certain to change. >> our cultural affairs correspondent has been following the announcement from the frankfurt book fair, and i asked by the swedish academy decided to honor mo yan. >> the obvious question is whether the price comes with a political message from sweden to beijing. it is difficult to answer that. it is a difficult question because mo yan is certainly not a dissident like a man who get the peace prize a couple of years ago. he is even a member of the communist party of china and has been that for many years, but he is not a party soldier at all. he has even been banned at times. some of his books were not available
to the pills that bring a pregnancy to an end. it's a radical and controversial step. the law on abortion is very different in northern ireland. it's only allowed in highly restricted circumstances. so only a small number of medical abortions using tablets will be provided here. many other women will still have to travel if they want a termination. because they won't meet the legal requirements in northern ireland. >> i think there will still be a lot of women that have to come to the u.k. because they don't need the legal cry tia of currently in northern ireland. so we'll be treating very small numbers of women. but actually we still want to offer those women choice and access to really good health care and advice. >> abortion provokes a particularly heated debate in northern ireland. it's so heavily restricted that many believe it's entirely illegal. official figures show between 30 and 40 a year are carried out by the m.h.s. the government is facing pressure to publish up to date guidelines. pro life campaigners say this clinic is a blatant challenge to the values of northern ireland.
today, brooke, this was a really politically charged hearing. it reminded me more of kind of l.a. law and a cross examination than really trying to, you know, let the state department make their explanation, whether you believe it or not, whether you believe in the end their explanations or not, cutting off the witnesses a lot, a lot of grandstanding by some members of the committee and i think what is really going to happen is i don't necessarily know if this investigation by the oversight committee is going to be the final word in what happens with this investigation, there is also an independent review board appointed by secretary of state hillary clinton, stellar people whose integrity and credibility is beyond reproach in washington and around the world are going to ask the same exact questions of these witnesses and will then make attack and then i think the american people will try to piece all of this together, and see what happened whether it could have been prevented, and what can be done, most importantly, brooke, what could be done next time to make sure that this doesn't
. and overnight, several law enforcement sources tell me they do believe it is jessica ridgeway, who has been missing nearly a week. the gruesome scene found overnight, just off this roadside, in a remote arvada, colorado, park. >> this afternoon, a body was discovered. >> reporter: investigators worked under the floodlights of a fire truck. >> the arvada police department and the westminster police department are working jointly with additional resources to process that crime scene. >> reporter: police haven't officially identified the body. but sources tell abc news, it is the missing 10-year-old. earlier wednesday, police announced jessica's parents are not suspects in her disappearance. >> the focus shifts to an unknown suspect, as we think that she was abducted. >> reporter: y >> we don't want any parent, any parent, to ever experience this in their whole entire life. >> reporter: the body was found about seven miles from jessica's home in westminster, colorado, and about seven miles from the town of superior, where her backpack and water bottle were found sunday, left on a sidewalk. the
department has this. if it is a member of our law enforcement or intelligence service that is agency makes sure to shepherd the person around the system. it is sort of incomprehensible to me these are people, the family members were identified and met with senior officials and it is not as though they don't know where she is. >> initially i thought maybe they were in contact with sean smith's wife who is i guess in the netherlands? >> that is right. with a family that has lost someone, there is more than one person. there is the family and you may have the spouse. and it becomes the government' s responsibility to keep the family in formed. >> you reached out to the state department what are they saying? >> they are saying since the beginning they have made it a priority to maintain contact. they say in the last 24 hours before the hearing they reached out by phone to at least one member of the family and told them what would be reported at the congressional hearing and they also said that the mother of sean is contacted by us. so, they won't get into a lot of specifics but they maintain t
department has this. if it's an employee lost, or a member of one of our law enforcement or intelligence service, that agency takes ownership of making sure to shepherd the person through the system and around the system. in many respects, it's sort of incomprehensible to me. these are people -- the family members were identified. they met with senior officials, and it is not as though they don't know where she is. >> initially i thought maybe they were in contact with sean smith's wife, who, i guess, is in the netherlands. but she was at this reception. they clearly talked to her. >> that's right. in fact, often times with a family that's lost someone, there's more than one person. so you'll have the parents of the victim, you may have a spouse, extended family. and it becomes the government' s responsibility to care for that family and keep the family informed. >> jill, you reached out to the state department this evening about what pat is saying what are they saying? >> they are saying since the beginning they have made it a priority to maintain contact. they say in the last 24 hours
have been checking us out. and take a look. >> some girls are even barking at a loss of law >> it is great because people are taking pictures. and you have had your time. >> detroit is in done. the world series whoever is there. >> it is all confidence when you come to the 80s. >> and we are going to woop a little ass... >> a very fine day. the fans were just there inside the coliseum and i can tell you it is allowed. they are yelling. trying to get that and they are down to- nothing. reporting live, j. r. stone, kron 4. >> gary will have the highlights as they both try to keep their respective seasons alive as a leader. >> back on the job. >> it is a new day. ross mirkarimi returns to the office he vacated after being are rusted for domestic abuse in january. >> city supervisors rejecting the mayor's call for removing four official misconduct. >> not sustained. >> this was a celebration of his supporters. >> we love across! >> domestic violence opponents and the mayor are reacting with disbelief. >> maureen kelly was at city hall as the embattled chair. >> ross mirkarimi is
at harvard law school. the man she married was later the head of the fcc by president obama in 2009. that is 12 years after raddatz divorced him. this is absurd, martha raddatz is known for her tough, fair reporting which is why it was no surprise to her colleagues inside and outside abc news she was chosen for this assignment. congressman ryan arrived in danville early last night. vice president biden spent last night in delaware. he'll arrive in kentucky later today. speaking of debates, last night was round three in that closely contested u.s. senate race up in massachusetts. republican senator scott brown, democratic challenger elizabeth warren facing off in springfield, mass, as two new polls are split on which candidates as the advantage there. unlike the first two debates, last night there was no mention for elizabeth warren made of american heritage but plenty of jousting on policy issues like job creation, taxes, and which candidate sticks up for the middle class. >> the one thing you can't be doing now in the middle of this 3 1/2 year recession is taking more money out of
: south carolina voters id law does not discriminate voters. it will be implemented for the 2013 election. america really does have talent. check out the chairman of joint chiefs of staff showing out for the national press. ♪ when irish eyes are smiling. ♪ sure they'll steal your heart. well done. >> gretchen: wow. dempsey describes him a sinatra kind of pub guy and grew up next to sinatra's home town of hoboken. >> steve: thank you, gretch. we are hours away from the first and only vice-presidential debate. what can we expect to hear from the cand dates tonight. >> brian: we have a preview. >> we have a preview . everyone want to see this one debate. and the stakes are high for both cand dates not only after the president's lack luster result but the tightening poll numbers in key states. look at before they take the stage on thursday for the first and only debate. both sides are gearing up for a fierce battle. democrats sticking with now familiar line that the gop ticket lies. >> this is a ticket that is willing to say anything to get elected, even if it means being dishonest about
to all of us that, we're entitled to the equal protection of the law. >> reporter: the university automatically admits most of its students based upon their rank in their high school class, put 1/4 of texas freshman are admitted based upon a formula made up of many factors, one of which is race. texas president bill powers said if the supreme court prevents that -- >> we would not be giving the kind of education to all of our students that would be preparing them to work in a global and diverse world, be a setback for our students and our society. >> reporter: powers says diversity benefits all students, but chief justice john roberts wanted to know how the university would determine when it had a critical mass of diversity on campus. justice anthony kennedy could be a key swing vote. he appeared skeptical telling the texas delegation what you're saying is what counts is race above all. justice sonia sotomayer said the decision looks to gut the law. a decision is not expected until spring. beth parker, fox 5 news. >>> bricks and mortar trying to compete with online retailers coul
everything from social security and taxes to defense cuts and president obama's health care law. in front of a thousand people in rolling meadows. >>are you going to vote for someone who is going to do the hard work or someone who is more of the same? duckworth accused walsh of voting against the interests of his own constituents. walsh called duckworth a failed bureaucrat who wasted taxpayer money while serving in the blagojevich administration. mitt romney says if elected president he would reinstate a policy banning federal funding of private groups that provide abortions. romney also told the "des moines register" that he has no abortion-related legislation on his platform. that's contrary to earlier statements romney made promising to appoint supreme court justices who would overturn roe-v-wade. which affirms a woman's right to have an abortion. after the remarks were published online, romney's campaign spokeswoman reiterated that romney is opposed to abortion. a spokeswoman for president obama's campaign said "women simply can't trust romney." >>they want the ads pull since they are
around the world. we could not rely on the libyan government for security, inlligence, and law enforcement help to identify emerging threats or to ask them rise itin tohecotern a private interview, that a state department official who oversees diplomatic security wanted to keep the number of "aicyoty personnel in benghazi dahege the mmeecg om missions around the globe and a constant struggle. >> i worked closely with more than 275 facilities around the world determining the right it itee agogriorch o. evolving process that i appreciate and understand from my own time on the ground a a diplomatic security for. >>shepard: she testified that she has never visited lya. stdemeeld pon t ak le baorstsdhree others. the officials say they never concluded that the attack grew from a protest. never. no protest over a low-budget anti-islam video. you mayeca te unedta ss tthit onfll ple s ,nily cme loudly and over and over and over and over again that extremists hijacked protests over the video. there were no protests. the state departments coming thosssas wee f cag wendell is at the white
in 1991 when he was a student at harvard law school. the man she married was later tapped to head the fcc by president obama in 2009. that's 12 years after the couple divorced, by the way. abc news responded saying in part, this is absurd. martha raddatz is known for her tough, fair reporting which is why it was no surprise to her colleagues inside and outside of abc news that she was chosen by the commission on presidential debates for this assignment. a spokesman for paul ryan and the nonpartisan debate commission both said they have no concern over whether raddatz would be impartial during the debate. >> mika, what do you think? >> she's an incredible journalist. i'm not worried about her being objective. >> not in the least. >> i think these things -- i don't know if she disclosed this, but these things should be out there. we should be as transparent as we can about our family connections. >> exactly. >> i don't know if she was. >> everybody thinks martha raddatz is a great reporter. >> she's fantastic. >> one of the best that we have. that said, abc news should have been transparent
heart. i did break the law. and for that, i'm truly sorry. over and over again he did admit to the judge that he had broken the law and said it would be time for him to make up for the mistakes he's made. he's one of three people who pleaded guilty in connection with the 2010 campaign. darcy spencer, news4. >>> d.c. police are investigating the death of a woman in northeast. police tell us they got a call for trouble on fenwick street just before 5:00 a.m. by the time they arrived they found a woman unconscious. she was pronounced dead at the scene. police are waiting on autopsy results now to determine how she died. they're also working to identify her. >>> everyone needs to worry about cyber security, so the fbi is partnering with private businesses to make it a top priority in our area. members of the fbi's local field office talked about the latest cyber threats at a conference today saying it's important to recognize hackers aren't just going after large corporations. they're also targeting small businesses, and individuals. >> you know, basic steps that you take on your house, your
between us was the color of our skin. >> reporter: she says the state law that guarantees the top 10% of graduates makes the university racially diverse enough. 29% hispanic, 6% black. but the university says that considering race is one factor in making sure they admit enough with diversity. >> what is important is that they have the ability to see that not all are the same, regardless of their ethnic economic background. >> reporter: the supreme court ruled nine years ago that they can consider race to get a critical mass of students. a decision written by sandra day o'connor. today, they seemed to find it too vague? what is the local end? when will i know that you have reached a critical mass? one justice, does it vary from group to group or state to state? the lawyer from the university of texas says the school looks at all of the student's accomplishments. we want minorities from different backgrounds, he said. but that prompted justice kennedy, likely the critical vote, so what you're saying is that race counts above all. opponents of the affirmative action hope they strike it
would not say who found the body but we know have there has been a massive law enforcement search of a thousand people since the weekend. they're focusing the search on an old mining shack. jessica as you mentioned was last seen by her mother leaving for from her house to school a mile away. she usually meets up with at a park to meet with friends to walk to school. police called a news con fraens yesterday to clear the parents as possible suspects. >> i want to come out today and tell you at this point in the investigation after thoroughly looking at the parents, we're confident that they are not involved in the disappearance of jessica ridgeway. the focus shifts to an unknown suspect as we think that she was abducted. >> reporter: jessica's parents are divorced. she was living with her mother here in westminster. the father lives in missouri. we can tell you that we've been out here all morning long. we've seen lots and lots of people coming and going. they are part of the law enforcement search. so they're going back to that area where the body was found. this is still a very a
carolina's voter id law, but it also said that this law can't go into you effect until next year. new voting legislation across the country has unleashed an explosive battle over who counts and your right to vote could be at stake. that's why we have this for you. cnn's documentary special called voters in america, who counts. it's joe johns. he is awesome, and it's sunday night at 8:00 eastern. i highly recommend you tune in to watch. thank you for watching us. do appreciate it. my friend and my league and a very smart lady suzanne malveaux takes over the reigns now with "newsroom international." >>> welcome to "newsroom international." i'm suzanne malveaux. we're going around the world in 60 minutes. here's what's going on right now. >> people w work at the u.s. embassy in yemen for more than 20 years shot dead. men on motorcycles, they ambushed his car, and she they killed him. officials in yemen say it looks like the work of al qaeda. more of what we know about the killing and why he may have in justple of minutes, revelation teammates of superstar cyclist lance armstrong. one say
to the cast of this new drama from "law & order" creator dick wolf. >> reporter: "chicago fire" follows the lives of everyday heroes, firefighters, rescue squads and paramedics. >> we're senior guys. i used to be the kid. now i'm a senior. >> reporter: inside firehouse 51, it's like one big extended family, and each character comes with their own back story. >> your character seems sort of like down and out. at least in the pilot. so what's he going through? >> you're the first person to call me down and out. >> you don't look down and out. >> life imitates art type of thing. >> reporter: to prepare for the show, actors were trained by former chicago firefighters. >> he made us draw up ladders, helped us with our panic attacks. >> we did ride along with a lot of the firefighters. >> what did you eat? >> corned beef hash. >> jum jambalaya. >> it's for about 20 people. but i think it would feed 50. >> reporter: the city plays a major role in the show, and so do some of the real life players. lime rahm emanuel. >> i don't know if i'm allowed to say this, but it was bad ass. he drove up in
protection to women, and believes that abortion laws should be overturned and returned to the states. so keep in mind, was his comment to the des moines an attempt to taylor his message to voters there, or simply a mistake? romney's views have is changed over time, seems to coincide with where and when he is running for office. in 1994 he was running for senate against ted kennedy, and said this. >> i believe that abortion should be not allowed, i believe that since roev wade has been the law for 20 years, we should sustain and support it. and i sustain and support the right of a woman to make that choice. >> he lost that election, later he said this. >> so when asked if i will preserve and protect a woman's right to choose, i make the answer yes. >> in fact he promised during the debate not to make any changes which would make that more difficult for a woman to make that choice herself, once elected, he changed the choice, two years later he was running for president on a strong pro life platform. now one opponent, fred thompson, actually used that clip against him in an ad. i asked him abou
college outside boston like her mother and hillary clinton. after that she was off to get a law degree in washington. while working in d.c. she acquired a reputation as a smart, up and coming lobbyist. then in 1999, her professional life took a turn toward the personal side. she met the young first term republican representative, paul ryan. >> she was very starry-eyed, very smitten with him. i think he with her. they both have a lot of similar interests and a lot in common. there was not any conflict at all between them. i think in regards to their interests, their backgrounds, what they held important for their futures. >> reporter: he took her hunting, proposed at a favorite fishing hole, and they married a year later. leslie was a bridesmaid. thwedding? >> beautiful. >> reporter: the ryans set up house in his hometown in wisconsin, raising three children with an old-fashioned vision of the american dream. >> janna and i, liza, charlie and sam, america is a place where if you work hard and play by the rules, you can get ahead. >> reporter: in terms of politics, they speak with one vo
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